Tuesday 16 July 2019

Greystones & District Noticeboard

Car boot sale - The next St David's car boot sale will take place at the school grounds on Sunday, July 7. The sale takes place on the first and third Sunday of each month, up to September 1.

Opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with gates opening for sellers at 7.30 a.m.

Admission for sellers is €15 for cars and €25 for vans and cars with trailers, payable at the gate.

Cemetery Mass

The annual Mass will take place in Redford Cemetery on Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m.

The committee's gate collection takes place that evening to help with the upkeep of the cemetery.

Cancer Support

The office of Greystones Cancer Support will start its summer hours on Friday, August 2, at 1 p.m. Normal hours will resume on Monday, September 2, at 9 a.m. Assistance will continue to be available by telephone and email. Classes will resume on September 9.

Contact GCS at 01 2871601 or email

Men's Shed

Men's Shed Greystones is open Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and welcomes new members.

They are inviting offers for their garden wheelbarrows - planted or unplanted, painted or plain. Anyone interested can call into the scout den on Church Road on Wednesday mornings.

They are also planning a Greystones to Wexford trip as part of tourism promotion.

The group can be contacted on

Active Retirement

Greystones Active Retirement's June outing will take place on Thursday, June 30. The bus trip will go to Castletown House, Celbridge and Orchard Home and Garden Centre, Celbridge. The cost is €25, to include a tour of the house.

Bowls, bingo and keep fit have finished for the summer. Aqua aerobics classes continue each Monday at Shoreline from midday to 1 p.m.

For all tickets and bookings, go to Kilian House on Tuesdays from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Dementia Support

Wicklow Dementia Support holds the following events in the Greystones area.

'Musical memories' takes place each Friday morning at St Patrick's Church Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are often visiting musicians and there is usually a turnout of around 30 people, including people with dementia, their family carers and volunteers.

A family carers support group meets on the third Friday of each month, also at St Patrick's, from 11.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a facilitator-led, peer-to-peer support group.

Contact Wicklow Dementia Support at 089 4286928.

Alzheimer Café

The Alzheimer Café is facilitated by the HSE/St Columcille's Hospital and primary care nurses.

It meets at the Glenview Hotel on the last Thursday of each month, from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Social dancing

There is social dancing to live music every Sunday night in Greystones.

The event starts each week at 8.30 p.m. in the rugby club.

Badminton players

Bray-Greystones badminton club welcomes new players every Thursday night at 8 p.m. in BIFE Novara Road Bray.

Beginners and back to badminton players welcome.

Family badminton takes place every Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Adults and children welcome.

If interested, contact Mary at 089 4132070.

Country market

North Wicklow Country Market takes place each Saturday morning at Newcastle Community Centre. It runs from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Storytime at the library

The popular children's storytime takes place at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings at Greystones Library.

The session is suitable for babies up to children aged six years. No booking is required for the event.

Holy Rosary parish choir

The choir sings at 6 p.m. Mass in the Holy Rosary Church on the first and third Saturday of the month.

For more information, call 085 8801466.

Holy Rosary parish social

Holy Rosary parish social, hobby and craft afternoon is now on summer break, resuming on Sunday, September 1. The afternoon takes place on the first Sunday of each month at Kilian House Family Centre.

The group raised €1,000 through their activities, which they donated to the homeless charity Five Loaves.

Delgany Rose show

Delgany and District Horticultural Society's rose show will take place at St Patrick's National School, Greystones on Saturday, June 29.

The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be roses and other flowers on display.

Tea will be served during the show and plants will be for sale.

All exhibits must be staged before 11.30 a.m. on the day of the show.

Email with any queries.

Language groups

A German conversation group meets each week in Greystones.

The group meets at the library on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m.

A French conversational group meets on Thursday mornings, also at the library, at 11 a.m.

Policing clinic in Kilcoole

Kilcoole policing clinic takes place each Wednesday evening at Kilcoole Community Centre from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Garda Corbett and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.

Drop in for crime prevention advice, get a form stamped and avail of most other garda station services.

Exercise for over-50s

Exercise programmes for the over-50s take place each Wednesday at Shoreline Leisure at 12.30 p.m.

The sessions help with flexibility, strength, confidence, balance, coordination and mobility.

Admission is €5 per session and all are welcome.

Scout leaders are needed

Greystones Scouts are now recruiting new leaders for first Wicklow, second Dublin, St Kilian's Scout Group.

Training will be provided. For more information, contact group leader Anthony Finnegan at

King of Greystones

This year's King of Greystones charity triathlon will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 8.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Proceeds will go to the Gavin Glynn Foundation which helps all children with cancer in Ireland - and their families - to travel overseas for specialised treatment. To sign up, go to

Taste of Broadway

Boulevard Productions presents 'Bringing Broadway Home' at Whale Theatre on Saturday, July 6, at 8 p.m. The evening of musical theatre will feature songs from musicals.

Tickets are €20 (or €18 concession) via

Men's evening in Greystones

Greystones Cancer Support's men's evening will take place at the La Touche Place centre on Wednesday, June 26, at 8 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends have had cancer.

Contact Greystones Cancer Support at 01 2871601 or email

Coffee and cake

Coffee and cake will be served at the YWCA Coolnagreina Centre on Tuesday, September 10, from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

The centre is located just up from the harbour marina, opposite the Harbour Barber.

The coffee morning takes place on the second Tuesday of each month, with donations in aid of the youth café.

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